Category: Mental Health

  • Healthy Choices, a Letter to my Daughters

    Healthy Choices, a Letter to my Daughters

    Girls, you have all grown into such beautiful women.  So often people around us are focused on the outside and only see our weight, shape, or physical characteristics.  These people often have health advice and sometimes criticism.  I want to share with you some insights and ideas on how to be healthy, strong, and have…

  • How I Overcame Fear and Worry

    How I Overcame Fear and Worry

    When I was younger, especially when I was a young mom, I worried a lot.  I worried if I was a good wife, I worried if I was a good daughter, I worried if I was a good sister, I worried if I was a good Christian, I worried if I was “good enough.”  I…

  • Healing from Trauma, PTSD (It’s ok to not be OK)

    Healing from Trauma, PTSD (It’s ok to not be OK)

      (This Post was originally called, “I took the TV out of my bedroom.”  But people were having a hard time finding it with others recommended it, so I renamed it.) I took the TV out of my bedroom today. That may not sound like a big deal to you, but if you know why…

  • Finding my Identity   (PTSD, panic attacks, etc. part 2)

    Finding my Identity (PTSD, panic attacks, etc. part 2)

    In my last post, https://hirnhomeschoolers.com/ptsd-panic-attacks-and-daily-overcoming/, I began sharing how I have learned some things over the years to over come my real life afflictions. In 2018, I suffered a severe trauma, and it rocked my world.  But it never shook my faith.  I never doubted who I am, or whom I believe in. Why? Because…

  • PTSD, panic attacks, and Daily Overcoming

    PTSD, panic attacks, and Daily Overcoming

    Recently, I wrote a post about my personal struggle with physical affliction.  So many people wrote to me about how that little post encouraged them, and asked for suggestions on how to cope with their struggles and afflictions. The reality is we all have various struggles and afflictions, that is just the way it is. …

  • What was Job’s sin?  Why did God let Job suffer such great lose?

    What was Job’s sin? Why did God let Job suffer such great lose?

    Recently, my children and I read through the book of Job in the Bible.  We have read through it many times, but this year we saw it in a new light, due to the fact that we, ourselves, suffered a great deal of tragedy, lose, and even injustice in the past months. Why did God…